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SA women cricketers cleared to leave Bangladesh after new Covid tests

Five members of a South African women's cricket touring party, who tested positive for Covid-19 in Bangladesh, were cleared to ...


Fifty years, five problems - and how Nigeria can work with China in future

Since establishing diplomatic relations on 10 February 1971, Nigeria's relationship with China has developed into one of the most important ...


We're on the hunt for novel ways to assess the risk of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is characterised by elevated blood glucose levels. This can cause complications that lead to damage to the ...


Cape Town girl, 5, killed, grandmother stabbed in 'domestic dispute'

A 26-year-old man made a brief appearance in the Blue Downs Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.The suspect is alleged to have ...


Hawks bust two accused of KwaZulu-Natal cop killing

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a KZN police officer. The suspects are alleged to ...


Free State cop arrested for allegedly raping girlfriend

A Free State police Sergeant has been arrested for raping his female colleague.The two are apparently lovers and work together ...


Russell's fifer restricts Mumbai Indians to 152

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 13 (ANI): Suryakumar Yadav had laid a perfect platform to put on a mammoth total ...


COVID-19: South Africa emerging women's team tests negative

Dhaka [Bangladesh], April 13 (ANI): Five members of South Africa emerging women's team, who had tested positive for coronavirus, have ...


Pasha 103: Insights from female breadwinners in South Africa

In South Africa, about 6 million households have women as the breadwinners - about 38% of all homes. Many of ...


Hillbrow phone snatchers: Joburg commuters urged to be vigilant

Police have urged motorists and commuters in Johannesburg to be vigilant and safeguard their belongings after a recent spate of ...


Offender DNA database will be strong deterrent

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): As the country debates and scrutinizes the merits of instituting a national databank ...


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20 years after invading, U.S. to withdraw from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, DC - All U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by September 11 - the 20th anniversary of the ...

Confrontation looms as Ethiopian Nile dam threatens Egypt, Sudan

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt and Sudan have refused to discuss an offer by Ethiopia to share data on waters being held ...

French company's proposal to cost $400 million to rebuild Beirut port

PARIS, France: A French container company says it will rebuild the destroyed Beirut port within three years. CMA CGM group ...

Bill would spend millions to ensure U.S. tech superiority over China

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will conduct hearings this week on a bipartisan bill aimed at boosting programs ...

Infections, deaths drop 60 percent in UK due to vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON, England: Research has shown that COVID-19 infections have dropped some 60 percent in March in Britain, as the nationwide ...

Radio Free Europe faces $1 million fines from Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: - Radio Free Europe has been fined $70,000 by a Russian court.The Russian move was part of a ...

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Wall Street divided, as greenback corrects

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow Jones losing ground, while the Standard ...

Jack Ma's Alibaba fined $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations

SHANGHAI, China: Alibaba Group has been fined $2.75 billion by Chinese regulators for violating anti-monopoly rules and abusing its leading ...

Airbus increases deliveries as travel revives in US, China

LEIDEN, Netherlands: Airbus reported a surprise surge in deliveries in March and a slight increase in deliveries in the first ...

Stocks in Asia little moved, U.S. dollar has mixed day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia were mixed on Tuesday, with a positive bias although moves in either direction ...

Levi reports online sales takes place of retail during pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Denim manufacturer Levi Strauss reported better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter ended February 28 and raised its ...

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Confrontation looms as Ethiopian Nile dam threatens Egypt, Sudan

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt and Sudan have refused to discuss an offer by Ethiopia to share data on waters being held ...


IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians beat KKR by 10 runs

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 13 (ANI): Rahul Chahar spun a web while Trent Boult executed perfect yorkers in the ...


SA women cricketers cleared to leave Bangladesh after new Covid tests

Five members of a South African women's cricket touring party, who tested positive for Covid-19 in Bangladesh, were cleared to ...


Fifty years, five problems - and how Nigeria can work with China in future

Since establishing diplomatic relations on 10 February 1971, Nigeria's relationship with China has developed into one of the most important ...


We're on the hunt for novel ways to assess the risk of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is characterised by elevated blood glucose levels. This can cause complications that lead to damage to the ...


Burundi refugees in Tanzania living in fear: UN rights experts

The rights of refugees and asylum seekers who have fled Burundi for Tanzania must be respected, experts appointed by the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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